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Local farmers receiving a compensation cheque from the livestock insurance scheme.

Living with leopards in Northern Pakistan

  An innovative scheme encouraging local communities to live peacefully with leopards has reached a new milestone by extending its range to three new communities in Northern Pakistan. …  

06 Aug 2008 | News story

West African fish market

Learning a new trade to save sharks in Senegal

Thirty-five women from Senegal took part in a workshop this June aimed to reduce the trade in endangered shark meat. …  

25 Jul 2008 | News story

Roosts of the Madagascan Flying fox (Pteropus rufus) are under threat from hunters, farmers and forest fires.

Madagascan villagers join race to protect flying fox

Villages in the Malagasy region of Madagascar are working with conservationists to safeguard the future of eight colonies of threatened bat. …  

13 Jun 2008 | News story

Announcing the second round of the Sir Peter Scott Fund for Conservation Action Grants

Madagascan flying foxes, Ganges river dolphins, Hawaiian plants and Arabian leopards are among the species that are all set to benefit from the second round of grants issued under the Sir Peter Scott Fund for Conservation Action, created by the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) to support its Specialist Group’s conservation projects. …  

26 Jun 2007 | News story

Escaping the cats' clutches gives the Anegada iguana a good "headstart"

IUCN - The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland, 7 October 2005 - A grant from the Sir Peter Scott Fund for Conservation Action of IUCN’s Species Survival Commission (SSC) is helping to continue the early conservation successes in the fight to save the Anegada iguana, listed as “Critically Endangered” on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. …  

07 Oct 2005 | News story

Announcing the first recipients of the Sir Peter Scott Fund for Conservation Action Grants

Gland, Switzerland (11.11.2004) IUCN-The World Conservation Union. The ebony forests of Mauritius, the Anegada iguana and the Endangered Przewalski’s gazelle are all set to benefit from the first round of grants issued under the Sir Peter Scott Fund for Conservation Action, created by the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC). …  

11 Nov 2004 | News story

From words to action - Supporting grassroots conservation

Gland, Switzerland, 17 May 2004 (IUCN) - This week, IUCN's Species Survival Commission (SSC) launches a new action fund that will boost the efforts of its members as they work to save a wide range of plants, animals and their natural habitats across the globe.
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07 May 2004 | News story

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